Feb 26, 2013 12:00pm PST
those gentlemen to michelle obama and michael bloomberg shining a light on childhood obesity and an added benefit of having famous voices attached to the cause helped shine the light on it anymore? >> i think the jury's out and we have famous faces in the film and coming out soon and we hope it brings people to the theater and if that's what it takes, great. famous people and celebrities, great chefs in the nation working really hard on this issue. but they've been working to get people to increase the charitable response and the truth is that charity, even increasing it by tenfold could not take on the problem and fix it. if we're feeding people, they're still hungry the next day and the next day until we look at the system and how it's broken and fix that. >> if there's one thing that people could really take away from that film, if there's one thing to impress upon the country out of this film, what would it be? >> i would say if there's one thing to take away is citizen activism works. we saw the results of what happened in the late 1960s, in particular around this issue.
Feb 15, 2013 12:00pm PST
me play this sound from michelle obama. >> you come into this house and there is so much to do. there's so much coming at you that there's no time to think or reflect or do anything except get through each day. >> do we appreciate these women enough, mark? >> well, personally as a father of two daughters, i appreciate them greatly but i don't know if we do. you really think about what's going on in the white house and why are reality tv shows so popular now? well, you take rich or famous people and put them inside some type of bubble and dysfunction happens. it's easy to identify with what a president goes through. but everyone's got family. it's amazing they are out there and they're as busy as they are as michelle obama said but they really are the ones who have to do the parenting. obviously the president is involved as well but to me that's an interesting aspect to the series as well as, the families inside the white house. >> we're always talking about hillary clinton running for president in 2016. if she wins, we'll have our first first gentleman. >> first dude. >> we're about 1